Freixenet-Copestick merger set for January 1

Two of the UK’s best-performing wine suppliers will officially merge on January 1 to create a new company called Freixenet-Copestick. It will become the largest supplier of sparkling wine…

Thatchers extends Haze variant with new multi-pack

Thatchers is introducing a 10-can multi-pack for its Thatchers Haze Cider to tap into the popularity of both the brand and this smaller multi-pack format.

Gin and tonic sales soared in 2016

Gin sales grew 14.5% to £420 million in UK supermarkets in 2016, making it the best performing spirits category. IRI figures show that spirits sales…